The general objectives of the programme are to:Prepare students to become successful professional engineers in the demanding field of oil and gas engineering;Provide students the necessary knowledge and technical skills to excel in the oil and gas industry either as operational leaders in the field, technical experts, or researchers;Provide students with the fundamental principles of science and engineering in order to cope successfully with the technological challenges of the oil and gas industry;Cultivate analytical skills, problem solving tactics, and critical thinking;Promote engineering ethics, job responsibility, and moral practices;Develop skills for effective communication with co-workers, managers, and the public on topics related to technical concepts, risks, and recommendations.
The specific objectives of the programme are to:Provide fundamental knowledge, analytical skills, and engineering tools to students in order to cope successfully in a technologically challenging environment in the oil and gas industry;Facilitate learning in areas of oil and gas engineering that are directly linked to industry and current state-of-the-art technology;Provide the theoretical and computational skills necessary for the solution of both theoretical and practical engineering problems in the field of oil and gas energy;Provide practical and experimental hands-on experience that allows the students to link directly to fundamental knowledge and theory;Prepare students to work alone or in groups in order to provide engineering solutions;Prepare students to design/implement systems and processes towards the solution of engineering problems in the field of oil and gas energy;Develop communications skills including the abilities to write technical reports and present their work before an audience;Provide students with the opportunity to develop a greater technical competence in their area and become successful professionals throughout their lifetime;Prepare students for post-graduate studies and research in the field of oil and gas engineering.
It is expected that the discovery of oil and gas in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone will prompt the establishment of new companies and operations with an increasing number of job opportunities. This will result to more science-oriented technical staff who would like to attend an undergraduate program that will turn them into high-level technical/engineering staff for the various operational technologies and processes in the oil and gas fields.Petroleum EngineerProduction EngineerDrilling EngineerReservoir EngineerProcess EngineerPetroleum GeologistProject EngineerResearch & Development
The oil and gas industry offers a variety of careers for graduates of this program to work at its refineries, terminals, chemical plants, or on exploration and production on-shore/off-shore facilities. The following are examples of some of the career options available either off-shore or on-shore:
Access to Further Studies
After completion of the BSc programme in Oil & Gas Engineering, graduates may opt to broaden and deepen their academic skills by pursuing post-graduate (masters and doctoral) studies in this or a related field either in Cyprus or abroad.